Download Mineral and Thermal Waters of Southeastern Europe by Petar Papić PDF

By Petar Papić

This publication brings jointly the newest findings on mineral and thermal waters from international locations in Southeastern (SE) Europe (Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Albania, Romania and Bulgaria). each one bankruptcy is devoted to the newest geochemical and hydrogeological investigations for a selected nation in SE Europe, assisting readers to appreciate the origins and purposes of mineral and thermal waters – facets that are of serious significance for the industrial improvement of this sector, as those waters are renewable assets, and feature been gaining in recognition during the last few a long time. because of the region’s favorable geological stipulations, it truly is domestic to greater than 6,000 assets of mineral and thermal waters, characterised by way of varied actual houses and chemical compositions.

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Download A ‘Macro-regional’ Europe in the Making: Theoretical by Stefan Gänzle, Kristine Kern PDF

By Stefan Gänzle, Kristine Kern

Macro-regional ideas search to enhance the interaction of the ecu with latest regimes and associations, and foster coherence of transnational guidelines. Drawing on macro-regional governance and Europeanization, this edited quantity offers an summary of tactics of macro-regionalization in Europe exhibiting facts in their major impression.

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Download The Uses of Literacy in Early Mediaeval Europe by Rosamond McKitterick PDF

By Rosamond McKitterick

The e-book investigates the ways that literacy used to be very important in early medieval Europe, and examines the context of literacy, its makes use of, degrees, and distribution, in a couple of varied early medieval societies, together with eire, Anglo-Saxon England, Visigothic and Umayyad Spain, Papal Rome, and Byzantium, among c. four hundred and c. a thousand. The members got down to give you the genuine foundation for exams of the importance of literacy within the early medieval international and examine the importance of literacy, its implications, and its results for a few of the societies. In all circumstances, the experiences symbolize new study and supply attention-grabbing insights into the attitudes of early medieval societies towards the written notice.

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Download Language Planning and Policy in Europe Vol 3: The Baltic by Robert Kaplan, Richard Baldauf Jr. (Editors) PDF

By Robert Kaplan, Richard Baldauf Jr. (Editors)

This quantity covers the language state of affairs within the Baltic States, eire and Italy explaining the linguistic variety, the historic and political contexts and the present language scenario -- together with language-in-education making plans, the function of the media, the position of faith, and the jobs of non-indigenous languages. The authors are indigenous and/or were members within the language making plans context.

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Download Beyond the Northlands: Viking Voyages and the Old Norse by Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough PDF

By Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough

Within the demise days of the 8th century, the Vikings erupted onto the foreign level with brutal raids and slaughter. The medieval Norsemen might be top remembered as monk murderers and village pillagers, yet this can be faraway from the total tale. in the course of the center a while, long-ships transported furry northern voyagers all over, the place they not just raided but in addition traded, explored and settled new lands, encountered surprising races, and launched into pilgrimages and crusades.

The Norsemen travelled to all corners of the medieval international and past; north to the wastelands of arctic Scandinavia, south to the politically turbulent heartlands of medieval Christendom, west around the wild seas to Greenland and the fringes of the North American continent, and east down the Russian waterways buying and selling silver, skins, and slaves. Beyond the Northlands explores this international throughout the tales that the Vikings informed approximately themselves of their sagas.

But the depiction of the Viking international within the previous Norse-Icelandic sagas is going some distance past old proof. What emerges from those stories is a mix of realism and delusion, quasi-historical adventures and unique wonder-tales that rocket some distance past the horizon of truth. at the crackling brown pages of saga manuscripts, trolls, dragons and outlandish tribes jostle for place with explorers, investors, and kings.

To discover the sagas and the area that produced them, Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough now takes her personal journey during the dramatic landscapes that they describe. alongside the best way, she illuminates the wealthy yet frequently complicated saga money owed with a number of different facts: archaeological unearths, rune-stones, medieval international maps, encyclopedic manuscripts, and texts from as far-off as Byzantium and Baghdad. As her trip around the previous Norse global indicates, via situating the sagas opposed to the unveiling history of this different facts, we will commence no less than to appreciate simply how the realm was once skilled, remembered, and imagined through this precise tradition from the outermost fringe of Europe such a lot of centuries ago.

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Download Terrestrial Heat Flow in Europe by V. Čermák (auth.), Dr. Vladimír Čermák, Priv.-Doz. Dr. PDF

By V. Čermák (auth.), Dr. Vladimír Čermák, Priv.-Doz. Dr. Ladislaus Rybach (eds.)

The outflow of warmth from the earth's inside, the terrestrial warmth circulation, and the temperature box at intensity are decided by way of deep-seated tectonic strategies. the data of the re­ gional warmth stream development is therefore vitally important in geophysics and offers a great tool for learning crustal and litho­ spheric constitution and knowing the character in their evo­ lution. for you to use the result of warmth movement measurements for nearby stories and/or to correlate the saw floor geothermal task with different geophysical or geological fea­ tures, a map displaying the outside distribution of warmth move is important. when you consider that 1963, whilst the 1st entire directory of all on hand warmth circulate info seemed (Lee, 1963), numerous at­ tempts were made to up-date the checklist, to categorise the entire information and to interpret them with recognize to tectonics, deep constitution and to exploit them for developing floor warmth circulate maps. the 1st directory used to be in this case revised by way of Lee and Uyeda (1965); various new facts that have been released there­ after have been integrated in successive catalogs compiled through Simmons and Horai (1968) after which back through Jessop et al. (1976). The map displaying the outside warmth movement development can also be of significant price for useful reasons, in view of the hot world-wide look for appropriate resources of geothermal energy.

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Download Russia Twenty Years After by Victor Serge PDF

By Victor Serge

This is often the most very important documentary debts of the Stalinist method written through the innovative novelist and historian Victor Serge. This was once his first significant paintings, written simply after his harrowing unlock and expulsion from the Stalinist gulag, the place he spent 3 years as an intransigent oppositionist to the Stalinist regime. Stalin approximately stilled Serge's voice, and in exile he, in addition to Leon Trotsky, took up the defence of these who have been falsely accused and silenced. 20 years ahead of Krushchev's mystery speech approximately Stalin's crimes, Victor Serge attempted to alert the realm to what Stalin used to be doing within the identify of socialism within the USSR, to examine how the Russian Revolution, which have been a beacon of wish for humankind, was once within the strategy of devouring itself. incorporated during this variation is Serge's by no means sooner than released (in English) retrospective of the Russian Revolution on its 30th birthday, "Thirty Years After the Russian Revolution", Serge's such a lot eloquent precis and research of the Stalinist counterrevolution. The introductory essay by means of Susan Weissman, "Victor Serge: The Forgotten Marsixt", introduces the reader to Serge, comparing his contribution to present knowing of the previous Soviet Union. Susan Weissman additionally updates Serge's bills of the destiny of assorted oppositionists with info from the newly opened Soviet documents.

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Download Food and Conflict in Europe in the Age of the Two World Wars by Edited by Flemming Just Edited by Frank Trentmann PDF

By Edited by Flemming Just Edited by Frank Trentmann

Ranging throughout Europe, from Scandinavia and Britain to Germany, Italy and the Soviet Union, this quantity explores the political, financial, and cultural dynamics that formed conflicts over meals within the age of the 2 international wars.

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